FEDERAL PRIORITIES

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) represents more than 27,000 firms including 6,704 of America’s leading general contractors, more than 9,000 specialty contractors and almost 12,000 service providers and suppliers. Regarded as the “voice and choice” of the construction industry, AGC is one of the most visible organizations in Washington, D.C. actively advocating for the industry.

Top Policy Principles for the 115th Congress

  • Improve the pipeline for the construction workforce
  • Make sure government rules and regulations improve workplace safety
  • Support regulations, policies, guidance, and Executive Orders that are cost-effective and practical
  • Create a positive environment for private building construction
  • Tax reform cannot ignore “S” corps, capital investment, or infrastructure needs
  • Reinvigorate federal construction programs and pass a Significant, long-term infrastructure bill
  • Make the Highway Trust Fund sustainable
  • Protect employers’ and employees’ rights to free speech and a fair process in union organizing
  • Modernize multiemployer pension plans
  • Improve health care affordability and quality
  • Oppose government-mandated project labor agreements
  • Make the federal procurement process save money and increase competition
  • Repeal the prior approval requirement for trade association political action committee solicitations

Download the 2017-2018 Legislative and Regulatory Priorities for a comprehensive list of AGC policy principles.